Fort Mill SC Chiropractor – Dr. David Hall

Dark Chocolate Reduces Blood Pressure..

Date: January 16, 2018 | Time: 8:02pm

Good news for all you dark chocolate lovers. New research shows daily consumption of a very small amount of dark chocolate can successfully reduce blood pressure. In this recent study, participants at the beginning stages of high blood pressure (also known as prehypertension) consumed 6.3 grams (approx. 30 calories) of either dark chocolate or white chocolate daily for a period of 2 years. Those consuming the dark chocolate experienced a 3-point drop in their systolic blood pressure and a 2-point.... <view entire article>





Chiropractors Lowering Healthcare Costs and Increasing Patient Satisfaction..

Date: January 4, 2018 | Time: 3:00am

Patients visiting chiropractors and other holistically-oriented physicians who serve as primary care providers (PCPs) have lower utilization costs and higher patient satisfaction levels than patients treated by conventional medical doctors, according to a study published in the May issue of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics that tracked data from a unique Independent Physicians Association (IPA) where chiropractors serve as first-contact, primary care physicians. "The escalation of medical expenditures remains an urgent problem in the United States and it's becoming.... <view entire article>





Chiropractic Care Improves Musculoskeletal Disorders..

Date: December 20, 2017 | Time: 2:58am

New research continues to support what millions of patients already know, chiropractic care is a safe, effective treatment for those suffering from musculoskeletal conditions. In a new study, 280 patients suffering from musculoskeletal complaints were followed while undergoing chiropractic care. General health, pain and physical disability were evaluated before and after their 12-week chiropractic care treatment plan. Based on their findings, researchers concluded that the study suggests that chiropractic care reduces pain and disability as well as improves the general.... <view entire article>





Back Pain Causes Memory Deficits..

Date: December 4, 2017 | Time: 7:57pm

According to research, chronic back pain sufferers experience more than just discomfort, they may also experience significant problems with short-term memory. In this study, the short-term memory of 50 chronic back pain subjects were compared with the short-term memory of 50 pain-free subjects. The results showed chronic back pain subjects had significantly impaired short-term memory as compared with their pain-free counterparts. Researchers believed the short-term memory impairment was due to either the impact that pain and stress had on cognitive.... <view entire article>





Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation For Chronic Neck Pain..

Date: November 21, 2017 | Time: 7:56pm

According to a recent literature review evaluating the effectiveness of chiropractic spinal manipulation for the treatment of chronic neck pain (neck pain lasting 8 or more weeks), chiropractic spinal manipulation is extremely beneficial for many forms of chronic neck pain. According to researchers, they found "high-quality evidence" that spinal manipulation provided significant pain-level improvements on those suffering from chronic neck pain. Researchers concluded that there was moderate to high quality evidence that subjects with chronic neck pain showed clinically important.... <view entire article>





Is It Time To Put The Run On Your Children?..

Date: November 9, 2017 | Time: 2:55am

It's staggering that more than 60 percent of the population is overweight or obese in the United States and many European countries. This makes it essential for scientists and researchers to determine how best to manage this health problem, especially in children. An interesting new study out of the U.K. indicates that children who participate in just 15 minutes of moderate exercise daily are 50 percent less likely to be obese as compared with inactive children. Researchers also commented that.... <view entire article>





Eat A Lot More Vegetables, Really..

Date: October 24, 2017 | Time: 9:54pm

Government researchers have just announced that Americans are far from consuming adequate amounts of fruits and vegetables which in turn increases their odds of acquiring heart disease, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's Disease as well as numerous other serious health conditions. These findings come from a health and eating habits survey conducted in 2005 of more than 300,000 Americans, called the 2005 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. According to the survey, less than one third of adults consumed at least five daily.... <view entire article>





Helping Homeless Children Have A Spooktacular Halloween..

Date: October 12, 2017 | Time: 8:57am

Hall Chiropractic has teamed up with Moms Making Moves this month to collect and distribute Halloween costumes and candy for underprivileged children. Please bring new or gently used costumes and candy (new only) to our office as soon as possible so that the kids can get excited about their upcoming Halloween. Moms Making Moves is a nonprofit group of women dedicated to enhancing the lives of the underprivileged through distributing meals and packs of essentials (like toothbrushes and soap) to the.... <view entire article>





Pregnant Women's Musculoskeletal Pains Left Untreated..

Date: October 11, 2017 | Time: 6:52pm

It's unfortunate that although many musculoskeletal pains arise during pregnancy, most go untreated, especially in underserved communities. According to a recent study from the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, of the 599 predominantly low-socioeconomic pregnant women surveyed, 67 percent reported musculoskeletal pain with 21 percent reporting their pain intensity as severe. Surprisingly, 80 percent of pregnant women experiencing pain slept less than 4 hours per night and 75 percent of these women took pain medications. Most disappointing, 85 percent.... <view entire article>





Higher-Intensity Workouts More Effective..

Date: September 26, 2017 | Time: 7:51pm

In terms of promoting overall fitness, German researchers have found moderate to high-intensity endurance exercise significantly more beneficial than low-intensity exercise. While low-intensity exercise is appropriate for those with heart conditions or other disabilities/conditions that prevent higher intensity exercise, researchers stated that for healthy adults, intense endurance exercise is superior. In order to reap the benefits of endurance exercise, researchers recommended that healthy individuals with no heart problems aim for a heart rate of at least 80 percent of their.... <view entire article>